In a series of tweets, the Congress leader said, “On the foundation day of Maharashtra congratulations and greetings to everyone.”
महाराष्ट्र के स्थापना दिवस पर सभी प्रदेश वासियों को मेरी हार्दिक बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं।
“On the foundation day of Gujarat greetings and congratulations to everyone,” he said in another tweet.
गुजरात के स्थापना दिवस पर सभी प्रदेश वासियों को मेरी हार्दिक बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं।#GujaratFoundationDay
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 1, 2020
May 1 is celebrated as Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day in both the respective states is that on this day, the existing state of Maharashtra was formed.
In 1960, the Bombay Reorganization Act was passed by India’s Parliament to divide the multilingual state of Bombay into Gujarat and Maharashtra.
The legislation came into effect on May 1, 1960.